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First Nations Health Programs (FNHP) promote the provision of quality, culturally-sensitive holistic health care to Aboriginal People by:
- Advocating for and guiding Aboriginal People through the acute care health system.
- Recognizing the impacts of residential school and colonialism on the health of Aboriginal People.
- Providing social and spiritual support, as well as access to traditional food, medicine and healing practices in an acute care environment.
- Educating health care providers to increase understanding and awareness of Aboriginal culture to enhance safety and competence.
First Nations Health Programs are nationally recognized as innovative leaders in the best practices of culturally-sensitive holistic health care for Aboriginal people.
- Aboriginal clients feel welcome, culturally safe, supported to heal physically, emotionally, mentally and spiritually.
- Hospital and community systems are bridged and advocacy efforts have increased community capacity to support Aboriginal People in their own community.
- Traditional Practices are part of the cultural foundation of the organization and are respected and protected by all.
- The First Nations Health Programs team works together with energy, respect and understanding and is balanced in the four directions.
- The First Nations Health Programs team is confident and competent in providing FNHP services.
Monday to Friday 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Statutory holidays 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
First Nations Health Programs
Whitehorse General Hospital
#5 Hospital Road
On the right hand side just inside the sliding front doors of WGH.
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